How to Make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones

by Joseph Feiertag

What could make pumpkin scones better? Chocolate chips! Moist and delicious. Another fantastic fall treat, pumpkin chocolate chip scones. Great by themselves or even better with my maple butter.


  • For the scones
  • 2 Cups All purpose flour
  • ½ Cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking powder
  • ½ Teaspoons Salt
  • ½ Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • ¼ Teaspoons Cloves
  • ⅛ Teaspoons Nutmeg
  • 6 Tablespoons Cold butter
  • ¼ Cups Mini chocolate chips
  • ½ Cups Pumpkin puree
  • 3 Tablespoons Half and half
  • 1 Egg
  • Glaze
  • 1 Cup Powdered sugar
  • ½ Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Half and half or milk
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gathered ingredients.

    Step 2

    In a large bowl place; flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cold butter.

    Step 3

    Work these ingredients together between your fingers until the butter is no longer visible but yet still crumbly.

    Step 4

    In a separate bowl combine egg and half and half, whisk in pumpkin purée.

    Step 5

    Whisked together.

    Step 6

    Add egg pumpkin mixture to the crumbly flour butter mixture. Add in mini chocolate chips. Stir together just until the dough starts to come together.

    Step 7

    Turn the dough out onto a floured board and kneed several times. Be careful not to over work the dough, the end result will be a tough scone.

    Step 8

    Kneed long enough for the dough to take shape. Form a square 1 inch thick.

    Step 9

    1 inch thick ...

    Step 10

    Cut into 9 pieces ...

    Step 11

    and cut those pieces in half.

    Step 12

    Bake on a pizza stone or a non stick cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 425f for 15 - 18 minutes until golden brown.

    Step 13

    Yummy, golden brown. 😊

    Step 14

    While the scones are baking, make the simple glaze. Whisk together powdered sugar, cinnamon and half and half. Remove scones from oven when done and set aside to cool slightly.

    Step 15

    Dress the scones with the cinnamon glaze while the scones are still warm ....

    Step 16

    Serve warm! Serve with maple butter. ( See my guide on how to make maple butter 😊)

    Step 17

    Delicious with your morning coffee, tea or just anytime.

    Step 18

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